Wrestling Roots is hitting a stride this week with increased media attention thanks in large part to Jason Bryant of USA Wrestling (Podcast, here). However, as our imprint on the Internet soars to new heights, I sit stranded at an airport hotel as my flight yesterday afternoon from O’Hare was cancelled due to maintenance issues.
Have you ever seen 400+ Chinese people board a plane? There are no lines, there are no rules. Not that Americans were much better, but the Chinese boarding our soon-to-be-cancelled flight utilized the amoeba method. So you can imagine the scene when the non-English crowd was forced to de-plane AND get re-booked on another flight? Madness.
Fortunately I decided to leave our designated holding pen and eventually found a United worker walking the concourse. He took me to another gate and quickly re-booked me for today’s 4 PM flight. I should be landing in Beijing Friday at 6 PM. Again, that is “should be” …